Taking stock of SVOD

Buying a share in Netflix at the turn of 2011 would have set you back US$25.60. Today, as the US markets open, that one share would cost you more than four-and-a-half times that amount (US$115.81 at close of play yesterday, to be precise). The advance of the Nasdaq-listed streamer has been phenomenal. Even CEO Reed […]

Top European broadcasters back digital pitching comp

A host of Europe’s top broadcasters are backing a new pitching competition for digital entrepreneurs being organised by the ventures arm of Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1. The SevenVentures Pitch Day has France’s TF1, Turkey’s Dogan TV, Poland’s TVN and the Modern Times Group on board and the broadcasters will back the the start-up prize, with direct investment […]